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20th September 2018

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FIRE FIGHTERS CHARITY CAR WASH

Fire Fighters from Oakham fore station spent today, Saturday 15th September 2018, washing cars to raise money for the Fire Fighters charity. Drivers were encouraged to visit the station on South Street in Oakham to have their cars and vans washed to a very high standard and in return donate cash to the charity. After

GURKHAS ATTRACT HUGE CROWD TO OAKHAM

Wednesday evening (12th September) in Oakham’s Market Place, visitors were treated to a spectacular performance of The Beating Retreat by the band of the Brigade of Gurkhas. The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas Beating Retreat in Oakham Market Place Beating Retreat is a military ceremony that dates back to the 16th century and used

Morcott Loungers v The Old Plough

Recently the Morcott Loungers pétanque team played against the Old Plough team from Braunston The match, although a Rutland League game was played in the best spirit and an enjoyable evening was had by all. Afterwards a supper was enjoyed by both teams.

Armed Forces Day Spectacular on Plymouth Hoe

Just over a week ago I was lucky enough to be in Plymouth, Devon where I watched the Armed Forces Day celebrations. I was visiting my youngest daughter and her husband and their two years old son. During the weekend I went down to the Hoe where I watched and admired the military celebrate Armed

Oakham Food Festival a Huge Success

Sunday’s Oakham Food Festival (28th June 2018) in the Market Place, the Castle and the Victoria Hall was a huge success. The many visitors to the town enjoyed a feast of foods and drinks to taste and buy and with the glorious weather encouraging people to venture out, the Food Festival attracted numerous tasters trying

What do you think of it so far-RUBBISH

Spring has sprung. The past couple of days, we have enjoyed all of this magnificent sunshine and dry weather. Beautiful colours and hues everywhere. Then there is the RUBBISH and the fly tipping. Sadly, as well as mother nature rewarding us with these beautiful sights, the litter louts have made their mark as well. Mattresses,

Fly Tipping and Illegal Dumping of Rubbish

Rubbish, illegally dumped, thrown out of our cars and vans, or literally just dropped appears to be blighting our beautiful countryside more and more nowadays. Wherever we look there seems to be an inordinate amount of other people’s rubbish thrown in the hedge bottom, left in a lay by, or thrown out of a car

Morcott Wanderers Petanque Team Enjoy Annual Supper

Morcott Wanderers petanque team this week enjoyed their annual dinner and get together. The Morcott Wanderers used to play their home matches at the White Horse in Morcott until the pub closed down. The team then moved to Barrowden, and from there Back to Morcott and now they play at the Horse and Jockey in

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